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Nanih Waiya State Park is the legendary birthplace of the Choctaw Indian nation and site of their Sacred Mound, Nanih Waiya.

The park facilities available are an activity building and a picnic area. The park offers picnicking and viewing historical sites. There is not any camping available.

Nanih Waiya State Park was occupied by the Choctaws from approximately the time of Christ until European contact with North America. The Nanih Waiya historic site features a swinging bridge leading to a cave under the Sacred Mound. A Choctaw burial mound is also located in the area.

Location: Route 3, Box 251-A, Louisville Mississippi 39339 Telephone 662-773-7988

Other Mississippi State Parks nearby:
(Greenwood) Florewood River Plantation State Park
(Rosedale) Great River Road State Park
(Durant) Holmes County State Park
(Columbus) Lake Lowndes State Park
(Louisville) Legion State Park
(Louisville) Nanih Waiya State Park

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